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Everyone seems to have a different opinion on the necessity (or non-necessity) of the Oxford Comma. Here are my thoughts on its usage in my latest post for CopyPress. 
Writers use entirely too many commas these days. As an editor, I personally take keen pleasure in silently murdering everyexcessive comma I see. I make surgical strikes and wipe out entire colonies of the little misplaced buggers. Nothing is more satisfying than eradicating this pesky punctuation.
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I wrote this article recently for Technorati about Clarizen, which recently introduced a revolutionary update to its workflow automation software. Check it out if you get a sec. 
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I'm always dealing with Writer's Block, so I wrote this blog for CopyPress with some tips getting out of your writing funk. Some of this advice might seem a little basic, but sometimes you have to go back to the fundamentals to get the ideas flowing.
So you sit down to check out your latest assignment. Everything looks good, and you accept it. Then you realize the ideas just aren't flowing. You're deep in the grips of creative anemia and the minutes are ticking away for your deadline. What should you do? In the world of content mark
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Good article on how to evaluate and enhance your own writing abilities. http://bit.ly/Xdz67e  
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Good to know if you manage #Socialmedia -- #FTC lays down the law on #endorsed #Tweets 
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Literally the WORST Car Repair shop I've ever had the pleasure of dealing with. Don't ever take your car here, unless you want to get scammed.
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All Round Repairs Inc
715 Laura St, Clearwater, FL 33755
I don't know if these other reviewers work for the company or are friends with the owner or something, but All Round Repairs is literally the WORST Auto Repair shop that I have ever dealt with. They supposedly "fixed" my car on two different occasions... in both cases, my car's problems came back within a few months. T

hey say they guarantee their services, but they absolutely do not. This is because their shoddy, negligent, crappy work will fail, and then it will cause other problems in your engine. When you bring the vehicle back to them, they try to pass it off as a "new" problem, and they attempt to charge you money for it. Don't subject your poor car to these incompetent jerks. Your money is better spent elsewhere.
Quality Poor - FairAppeal Poor - FairService Poor - Fair
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Indent-A-Kid just published this #blog I wrote for them last summer: "Three Great #mobile #apps for #kids"
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This post, written for CopyPress by yours truly, is about why it's a waste of time to fret over "originality" when we should really be worried about doing something authentic and unique in our writing. 
As writers, we're always beating our collective heads against the wall to be original. In fact, just about every writer I know is obsessed with being "original." Well, I say to hell with originality.  I just want my writing to be interesting. If you're really concerned about
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Here are a few bad writing habits that I see practically every day. Avoid them, and your content will be ten times more professional looking than most of the stuff on the Internet.
In his 2008 book, Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell says it takes roughly 10,000 hours to truly master your craft. Considering the average year contains only 8,736 hours total, this means you'd have to spend nearly 1.2 years of your life doing nothing but writing to master it. Co
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Wrote this recently for @CopyPressCom -- "Could Your Content Be a Character from Office Space?" #writing #marketing
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I like the piece on commas  that you wrote. I was recently writing something (after not having written much in many years) and noticed a problem with the serial commas.
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This article covers most of my grammar peeves. Give it a read, especially if you're a writer or are aspiring to be one. 
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I don't know if these other reviewers work for the company or are friends with the owner or something, but All Round Repairs is literally the WORST Auto Repair shop that I have ever dealt with. They supposedly "fixed" my car on two different occasions... in both cases, my car's problems came back within a few months. They say they guarantee their services, but they absolutely do not. This is because their shoddy, negligent, crappy work will fail, and then it will cause other problems in your engine. When you bring the vehicle back to them, they try to pass it off as a "new" problem, and they attempt to charge you money for it. Don't subject your poor car to these incompetent jerks. Your money is better spent elsewhere.
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Quality: Poor - FairAppeal: Poor - FairService: Poor - Fair
Public - 2 years ago
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Wasn't even greeted after waiting there for ten or fifteen minutes. I came here with my dog, because it was a dog-friendly porch and sat there patiently waiting for a server to greet me for approximately fifteen minutes; was never greeted. Two servers walked past me during this time and neither one of them even looked at me... one of them walked past me twice, in fact, and when I tried to get her attention, she just audibly sighed and walked back inside. As a result, I left and went up the beach to Frenchy's, because they have a dog porch and friendly, attentive service. And no, before anyone even thinks it, I am in no way affiliated to Frenchy's. However, I spent $35 there (instead of the Red Lion, again, because they wouldn't even greet me. I think it's worth it to reiterate that) and I made sure to tip the server $10, just because Lana's Red Lion gave me some perspective on exactly how rare good service is in this world. Are you paying attention "Lana?" You missed out on that money because your staff is awful. And I always tip at least 20% so your servers missed out too. I don't think your business will last much longer if you don't fix something. Just saying.
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Birdie really is one of the best estheticians that you'll find in California. My girlfriend loves visiting this day spa.
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The Red Curry was awesome. Waitress forgot our appetizer and my tea, but the Curry turned out to be enough for me, and she at least remembered to refill my water. It's in a crappy little shopping center next to a dollar store, but don't let the exterior fool you. The food is delicious and prices are more than reasonable.
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